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Can a patent be invalidated when the inventors later publicly doubt operability and the reliability of reported results?

You haven't said what is actually claimed. But that's what matters. I have assumed that the claims relate to the particular method that you note is described. Enablement requires that the reader can ...
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Can a patent be invalidated when the inventors later publicly doubt operability and the reliability of reported results?

If the application is still pending, you may even attempt filing third-party submission (if still possible), and state that the publication is relevant to 101/utility. However, it sounds like this ...
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To which degree can an earlier but inoperable invention still be seen as prior art?

A late answer - It is the description in the earlier application that is the prior art, not specially the claims. The description is said to be "good for what it teaches" independent of the ...
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